self-inductance

noun self-in·duc·tance \ ˌself-in-ˈdək-tən(t)s \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of self-inductance

:inductance in which an electromotive force is produced by self-induction

First Known Use of self-inductance

1888


Medical Dictionary

self-inductance

noun self-in·duc·tance \ -in-ˈdək-tən(t)s \

medical Definition of self-inductance

:inductance that induces an electromotive force in the same circuit as the one in which the current varies

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